phosphor bronze is used for very strong castings and bearings.
A "phosphor" is in reality an example of a solid solution and is the basis of some kinds of luminous paints.
Sheila stood outlined in the doorway against the dim glow of a phosphor bulb.
phosphor fires edged the keel; a trailing rope was revealed as a luminous streak.
The shaft (S) is encircled by the brasses (B1 and B2) made of gun metal, phosphor bronze or other suitable material.
phosphor was the Greek name for the planet Venus when she appeared as a morning star.
The ram is divided inside into two compartments, each having a phosphor bronze air piston.
A wheezing chuckle answered him, and a phosphor bulb glowed weakly, shedding some light on a filthy hall.
And whether he wished or no, Peter was drawn to follow the figure, which he could make out by the phosphor gleam of it.
Hesper, the evening-star, was sometimes identified with phosphor.
Variant of phosphoro-.
Any of various substances that can emit light after absorbing some form of radiation. Television screens and fluorescent lamp tubes are coated on the inside with phosphors. See Note at cathode-ray tube.